New York’s 2018 Leaders in the Law

New York’s Leaders In The Law

Leaders In The Law presents New York’s Leading Lawyers, a special section that highlights the achievements of the tri-state area’s exceptional practitioners. New York offers the best of many industries, one of which is its legal community as you’ll see in these pages. Between multimillion-dollar verdicts, custody battles, injury and malpractice matters, and precedent-setting resolutions, the tri-state area’s lawyers continually excel in their pursuit of justice. But finding the right lawyer amid such a vast talent pool can be challenging, which is why we have compiled this directory of New York’s preeminent lawyers. Their areas of practice are as diverse as New Yorkers themselves, but they all share an unwavering dedication to their clients. Whether your needs stem from personal, medical, financial, familial matters or another reason, the lawyers profiled here will help you reach a favorable outcome.

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CEO, Leaders In The Law

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The Dominguez Firm

Morelli Law Firm

Personal Injury, Discrimination, Civil Litigation, Meidcal Malpractice

McKennon Law Group PC

The Law Offices of Anthony A. Capetola

Family Law, Criminal & Civil Litigation

Girardi | Keese

The Law Office of Robert F. Danzi

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Labor Law, Toxic Torts

Darrus Law

Oresky & Associates, PLLC

Construction, Automobile & Personal Injury

Goldberg Segalla

The Perecman Firm, PLLC

Personal Injury, Construction Accidents, Civil Rights

Carlin & Buchsbaum, LLP

Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C

Personal Injury, Construction Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Kaplan Marino

Paul B. Weitz & Associates

Construction Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability

James J. McGarry | Jeffrey J. Laufenberg

Newman Ferrara LLP

Real Estate, Civil Litigation, Complex Class and multiparty Litigation

Law Offices of Rosaline L. Zukerman

Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd, LLP

Family & Matrimonial Law

Brown Gitt Law Group, ALC

Jewell Law, PLLC

Matrimonial & Family Law

Family Law Office of Karen S. Brown

Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP

Divorce Negotiation, Settlement, and Litigation, Child Custody & Visitation, Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Stanley Denis

Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP

Litigation, Real Estate, Business & Commercia

Ani Garikian

Goldstein, Rikon, Rikon & Houghton, P.C.

Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Olivarez Madruga Lemieux O’Neill, LLP

Hach & Rose

Personal Injury, Construction Site Accidents & Motor Vehicle Accidents

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Arthur Z. Schwartz, Advocates For Justice

Fighting For Workplace Justice, Community Justice, Environmental Justice, & Economic Justice

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death, Construction & Motor Vehicle Accidents

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

The Jacob Fuchsberg Law Firm

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Mass Tort, Qui Tam, Civil Rights and Employment Discrimination

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Darger Errante Yavitz & Blau LLP

Mass Tort Litigation and Product Liability Defense

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.

Personal Injury, Construction Accidents, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Fitzpatrick & Hunt, Pagano, Aubert, LLP

Aerospace Litigation, Product Liability, Insurance and Reinsurance, Construction Defects, Insurance Coverage, Premises Liability, General Civil Litigation

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Frazer & Feldman, LLP

Education Law, Labor & Employment

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Dervishi Law Group, P.C.

Construction Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents & Machinery Accident

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Scott W. Bermack, Partner| Weber Gallagher

Retail, General Liability, Products Liability, Labor And Construction Law, Professional Liability

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Gary A. Zucker & Associates

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Wilkofsky, Friedman, Karel & Cummins

Protecting the Rights of Insurance Consumers

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Law Offices of Steven L. Kessler

Asset Forfeiture, White-Collar Criminal Law, Complex Civil Litigation

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

The Maclean Law Firm, P.C.

Estate & Trust Litigation, Will Contests, Probate, Estate & Trust Administration, Contested & Uncontested Fiduciary Accountings, Fiduciary Taxation, Estate Planning

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Steven J. Seiden | Seiden & Kaufman

Protecting the Rights of Insurance Consumers

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Gurfein Douglas LLP, Attorneys at Law

Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Karen Artz Ash | Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

Intellectual Property, Corporate Advertising Marketing and Promotions, Trademark Licensing and Strategy, Copyrights, and Copyright Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, Trade Secret Protection, and Litigation, Trademarks and Trademark Litigation

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Richard H. Rosenberg

White-Collar Crime, Narcotics Prosecutions, General Crimes

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Jeffrey C. Hoffman | Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf

Litigation, White Collar Crime, Commercial Litigation

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Michele Arbeeny | Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf

Real Estate Finance, Municipal Finance, Trade Finance

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Sanjay Mody | Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf

Infrastructure, Real Estate, Finance

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Michael N. Connors | Connors & Sullivan Attorneys At Law, PLLC

Elder Law, Probate, Wills, Trusts & Estates

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Steven M. Fink | The Fink Law Firm PC

Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

John J. Ciafone, Esq.

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Workers Compensation

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Evan S. Schwartz | Schwartz Law PC

Policyholders Insurance Recovery, Claims, and Lawsuits

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Richard A. Dubi, Esq. | Dubi Law

Personal Injury, Negligence, Construction, Professional Malpractice, Nursing Home Neglect, Commercial Litigation, Contested Estates

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP

Elder Law, Trusts & Estates

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Ray Beckerman | Law Office of Ray Beckerman PC

Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Leslie J. Snyder | Snyder & Snyder, LLP

Real Estate, Communications, Environmental

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

Jeffrey C. Zwerling | Zwerling Schachter & Zwerling

Securities Litigation & Antitrust Class Actions

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Suzanne M. Halbardier |Barry McTiernan & Moore LLC

Personal Injury, Toxic Torts & Civil Rights

Hiepler & Hiepler Law Offices

David A. Kapelman

Personal Injury, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice

Ellen Kaufman Wolf

Lawrence P. Schnapf

Environmental Law